DeRuyter Town Hall to be Dedicated in September Ceremony

(DeRuyter, NY – Sept. 2012) The town of DeRuyter, DeRuyter Free Library and DeRuyter Community Services are proud to announce a dedication ceremony for the Genevieve D. Staley Civic Center building. The ceremony, which will be held at 1 p.m. Sept. 8, marks the completion of a four-year renovation project to the 104-year-old building, which […]

Statement on Natural Gas Development in DeRuyter


Guest Column

By Dan Degear

(DeRuyter, NY – Aug. 2012) At the May, 2012 meeting of the DeRuyter Town Board, a concerned resident presented the board with a petition calling for the town board to enact a moratorium on natural gas drilling. The petition had more than 100 signatures, including signatures from residents […]

Madison County Gas Development Working Group Calls for Balanced Tapping of Natural Gas Resources

(Madison, NY – May 30, 2012) In coordination with Citizens for Safe Energy of Madison County, The Madison County Natural Gas Development Working Group held a public information session on Wednesday evening to reveal findings of the Working Group’s research in an interactive forum with local residents.

Highlights of the event included a […]

Communities Pair up for Winning Performance

To the Editor:

(Chittenango, DeRuyter, NY – March 2012) The Chittenango and DeRuyter communities have something special in common that is highlighted every March: Chittenango High School music teacher Matthew Stearns and his wife, DeRuyter Central School music teacher Lisa Stearns, collaborate as the respective schools prepare and perform their musical productions.

The Stearns, along […]